Stéphane Dion announced he will step down as Liberal Party leader, but says he will stay on as interim leader until his replacement is chosen at a leadership convention next Spring.
I was told I gave a good performance, but it was not enough.
– Stéphane Dion
Dion blames last week’s electoral defeat on ‘Conservative propaganda’ and the Liberal Party’s inability to match Tory spending on advertising due to a ‘financial crisis’ caused by historically low fundraising capacity.
- The Daily Kos has embedded this video and posted a pundit’s round-up of Dion’s resignation.